Brenda Sue KneeSpringdale, AR, 1948 - 2022
Brenda Sue Knee, age 74, of Springdale, Ark., passed from this life on Monday, October 17th, 2022 at her home. She was born in Marshall, Ark., on April 22nd, 1948 to Columbus Knee and Obediah Ratchford Knee.
Brenda became a Christian at a very early age. She was of the Baptist faith and loved to study the Bible. She graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics. She became a registered dietician and did her residency in Richmond, Va. She worked in hospitals, nursing homes and schools throughout her career and was very dedicated to her work.
Brenda was an excellent cook and loved to cook for others. She enjoyed family genealogy and enjoyed sharing her knowledge with other family members. She was an avid cat lover and spent many hours nurturing orphan kittens and working with cat rescue organizations. She was devoted to her own two rescue cats, Mikey and Dot. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include her children, Lori Newton McGilberry (Kent) of Arlington, Texas, and Michael Jarboe (Joy) of Billings, Montana; stepchildren, John Jarboe (Cora) of Murphy, N. C., Jim Jarboe of Holiday, Fla., and Ashley Doran (Todd) of Hudson, Fla.; grandchildren, Owen McGilberry, Austin James "A.J." Jarboe, Penelope Audrey Jarboe, Sloan Emilia Jarboe, Kyle Jarboe, Evan Jarboe, Brooke Light (Hunter) and Ciera Hadsell (Dakota); sister, Donna Oxford of Rogers; niece, Darla Hayes (J.D.) of Rogers; nephew, Eric Oxford (Liz) of Rogers; good friend, JoAnne of Springdale; mother of her stepchildren, Lucinda Winston; and many cousins, extended family and friends who will mourn her passing.
Brenda is preceded in death by her parents, Columbus and Obediah Knee; and brother-in-law, Lennis Oxford.
Memorial services for Brenda will be 2 p.m. Saturday, October 22nd, 2022, at Roller-Coffman Chapel in Marshall, Ark., with Bro. Allen Brock officiating. Burial will follow at East Lawn Cemetery in Marshall, where Brenda will be laid to rest beside her parents. Friends and family will gather at The Lord's House of Prayer, 302 Glade Street, Marshall, Ark., for a time of memories and fellowship after the burial.
Published October 22, 2022
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